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Training Requirements When Using USDA-Regulated Species

Purpose

In order to comply with government Regulations (USDA Animal Welfare Act and Animal Welfare Regulations), the UConn Health’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) has implemented a policy implementing a training form for individuals who are performing research, testing, or training on USDA-regulated species.

Action

1. All individuals who perform research, testing, or training on a USDA-regulated species are required to fill out, and maintain, an IACUC animal training records form.

2. This form is to be maintained by each individual using the regulated species.

3. Training forms must be attached to the protocol record if the protocol is an electronic Topaz submission.

Effective Dates: February 26, 2015 thru January 31, 2018